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27
July
2020
| 15:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World welcomes the Government’s commitment to helping people living with excess weight to improve their health and seizing this crucial moment in time when the risk to health from Covid-19 makes us all so much more vulnerable. We
27
July
2020
| 12:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World has joined forces with Public Health England (PHE) in the Government’s major new adult health campaign to help people seize the opportunity for a national reset moment as we begin to return to normal life after months of
25
July
2020
| 15:56 Europe/Amsterdam
A mum-of-two who has successfully lost more than 6st - and kept the weight off for over a decade - told ITV News that introducing a watershed for adverts for unhealthy foods is 'a step in the right direction'.  However, Jodie Rigby-Mee,
30
June
2020
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Vincent Taylor, 58, from Allerton, Liverpool, has lost an incredible 8st. He paid £16,000 in weight-loss surgery before discovering Slimming World and adopting healthy lifestyle changes to keep the weight off for good.  "I have struggled

Success stories

30
June
2020
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Vincent Taylor, 58, from Allerton, Liverpool, has lost an incredible 8st. He paid £16,000 in weight-loss surgery before discovering Slimming World and adopting healthy lifestyle changes to keep the weight off for good.  "I have struggled
25
June
2020
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Phil Kayes, 47 has been named Slimming World’s Greatest Loser after losing more than 21st Medical professionals told him he’d be ‘lucky to see 40’ because his weight was having such an adverse impact on his health He used to worry that he’d die
12
June
2020
| 00:01 Europe/Amsterdam
A third are eating more sugary foods (33%) 41% said their mood had been negatively affected as a result of living in lockdown Four in ten say they have been less active (39%) Just under a fifth admitted drinking more alcohol (17%) As the
20
May
2020
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World's Couple of the Year Katie and Tony Viney, who lost more than 14st between them, have shared their lockdown video diary.

Research & presentations

08
June
2020
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
This Diabetes Week (8 – 14 June), new research from Slimming World has shown how losing 10% of body weight through changes in diet and activity can help people with type 2 diabetes to reverse the condition.
11
May
2020
| 12:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World’s partner the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has provided new resources for expectant mums to help them navigate their pregnancy during the coronavirus outbreak. Along with useful infographics, the RCM has put together a
24
April
2020
| 13:49 Europe/Amsterdam
The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) has called on its partners to give advice and share expertise on managing health during the coronavirus crisis. As part of a series of informative videos, Carolyn Pallister, Slimming World Public Health
07
January
2020
| 07:04 Europe/Amsterdam
New research commissioned by Slimming World looks at how critical and negative language around weight and body image damages our self-esteem and can spiral into a vicious cycle 60% of British adults say they sometimes struggle with their weight

Food & publications

31
January
2020
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World is calling members across the UK and Ireland to create a brand-new recipe to add to its collection as part of the new Free Food Festival campaign. Slimming World’s Free Food Festival takes place in Slimming World groups in February
11
February
2019
| 10:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Staff at Slimming World’s Derbyshire head office kicked off February with a fabulous ‘Free’ lunch as they celebrated the launch of a national slimming campaign. To mark the launch of ‘Free Food February’, Slimming World, based in Alfreton, served
25
October
2018
| 14:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World and Iceland have won a prestigious national award for their Slimming World Chinese-style Banquet Rice.
01
April
2016
| 16:27 Europe/Amsterdam
The fast pace of life today makes it harder and harder to make time for ourselves – which often means eating healthily falls by the wayside. Now the UK’s leading independent weight-loss organisation, Slimming World, has published a new recipe book

Corporate

05
June
2020
| 14:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World, the UK’s leading weight-loss organisation, is warning of the damage caused by stigmatising obesity following Lord Robathan’s comments in the House of Lords yesterday, in which he said that people need to be ‘shamed’ into taking
18
May
2020
| 10:30 Europe/Amsterdam
As the Prime Minister demands action to tackle the UK’s obesity crisis, Slimming World, the UK’s leading weight loss organisation, is poised to return to groups as soon as it is safe to do so, to support the millions of people whose weight puts them
23
April
2020
| 15:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Slimming World is gifting all members of its new temporary virtual groups a free copy of the May/June issue of Slimming World Magazine to thank them for their continued commitment and to provide an extra motivational boost.
09
April
2020
| 16:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Getting support to manage your mental as well as physical wellbeing is more important than ever as we all adjust to life during the coronavirus outbreak, say Slimming World.   Slimming World Public Health Manager Carolyn Pallister says: “In these